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What Lies Ahead for Singapore’s Succession Dynamics?
August 23, 2019

What Lies Ahead for Singapore’s Succession Dynamics?

By Erin Cook
This year’s iteration of the prime minister’s National Day Rally speech was scrutinized for a sense of the country’s political future.

Heng Swee Keat: The Future of US-China-Singapore Relations
December 05, 2018

Heng Swee Keat: The Future of US-China-Singapore Relations

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Michael Barr.
Squabbling Lees Highlight Singapore’s Dynastic Dilemma
June 27, 2017

Squabbling Lees Highlight Singapore’s Dynastic Dilemma

By Michael Barr
The dispute within the city-state’s ruling family has severe consequences for the future of the country and its leaders.

Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight
June 17, 2017

Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight

By Luke Hunt
An ongoing family feud erupted this week in the city-state.

Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
March 28, 2017

Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War

By Wen-Qing Ngoei
Singapore's rise can't be separated from the context of the Cold War in Southeast Asia.

Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations
December 05, 2016

Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations

By Chen Nahui and Xue Li
LKY's efforts to balance between China and the US still shape Singaporean diplomacy, including on the South China Sea.

Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
November 24, 2016

Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia

By David Hutt
The region is not immune from a trend we are witnessing globally.
Do Singaporeans Really Vote Along Racial Lines?
March 03, 2016

Do Singaporeans Really Vote Along Racial Lines?

By Michael Y.P. Ang
How did Lee Kuan Yew arrive at his conclusion that voter bias existed in the Republic?

Asia’s Political Dynasties
November 30, 2015

Asia’s Political Dynasties

By Paul French
Postwar dynasties in Asia have been remarkably persistent.

What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia
October 30, 2015

What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia

By Mong Palatino
The year 1965 is politically significant in several Southeast Asian states.

No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP
September 05, 2015

No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP

By James Chin
All signs are pointing to a tough election for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party.
Southeast Asia's Unlikely Young Dissidents
July 10, 2015

Southeast Asia's Unlikely Young Dissidents

By Mong Palatino
A look at some of the faces in the region's new generation of change seekers.

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